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Martin W. Jaszczuk

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Martin Jaszczuk started law school at the age of 19, tried more than a dozen cases to verdict (on Canada’s equivalent of a 7/11 license) when he was 21 years old, obtained his first law degree (LL.B.) when he was 22, obtained his second law degree (J.D.) when he was 25, subsequently became a partner at a leading AmLaw100 firm, and became a nationally-recognized TCPA class action defense lawyer by the time he was in his mid-thirties, routinely retained by some of the country’s largest Fortune 500 companies to lead the defense of their most significant nationwide TCPA class actions.  Since forming Jaszczuk P.C., a Chicago-based boutique litigation firm with a nationwide practice, Martin has concentrated his practice on the litigation of high-stakes class action, insurance recovery and business litigation matters.

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, The John Marshall Law School (2002)
    • The Order of John Marshall
    • Law Review
    • Dean’s Scholarship
    • Dean’s List
  • LL.B., University of Manitoba (1999)
    • Hart Green Memorial Prize
    • Irving Goldman Prize

Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • State of Illinois
  • Manitoba, Canada

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Named, Rising Star by Law360 for Privacy Law (2016)
  • Named, Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyer SM for Class Action/Mass Tort Defense Law, Commercial Litigation and Data Privacy (2015)

Quotes

  • “Top Privacy Developments Of 2021: Midyear Report,” Law360 (July 2, 2021)
  • “Focus Turns To Congress As Justices Narrow TCPA Liability,” Law360 (April 2, 2021)
  • “Privacy And Cybersecurity Developments That Shaped 2020,” Law360 (December 21, 2020)
  • “Ginsburg’s Successor Likely to Back Narrow TCPA Reading,” Law360 (September 24, 2020)
  • “Justices Keep TCPA Litigation Machine Churning For Now,” Law360 (July 6, 2020)
  • “7th Circ. Picks Narrow ‘Autodialer’ Reading In AT&T Text Row,” Law360 (February 19, 2020)
  • “Autodialer Ruling Will Reduce TCPA Flood in 11th Circ,” Law360 (January 29, 2020)
  • “Ep. 12: Six Feet Under, Personal Jurisdiction, and the Rich get Richer,” Womble Bond Dickinson Ramble (July 26, 2018)
  • “D.C. Circuit Delivers Relief, but not with Clarity, with TCPA Ruling,” Law360 (March 16, 2018)
  • “Locke Lord Leaders Launch Boutique Amid TCPA Uncertainty for Big Law,” The American Lawyer (June 13, 2017)
  • “Jaszczuk PC Brings Aboard Ex-Locke Lord Vice Chair,” Law360 (June 6, 2017)
  • “3 Factors to Weigh in Deciding to Fight or Fold TCPA Suits,” Law360 (September 16, 2016)
  • “Chase $3.75M Wrong-Number Settlement Shows Robocall Risks,” Bloomberg BNA (June 28, 2016)
  • “Junk Fax Class Certification Exposes Federal Consent Disparity,” Bloomberg BNA (June 24, 2016)
  • “5 Tips for Aspiring Privacy Attorneys,” Law360 (May 31, 2016)
  • “Rising Star: Locke Lord’s Martin Jaszczuk,” Law360 (April 4, 2016)
  • “Justice Give Class Actions a Tenuous ‘Pick-Off’ Defense” Law360 (January 20, 2016)
  • “Privacy Cases to Watch in 2016,” Law360 (December 24, 2015)
  • “Consumer Protection Cases to Watch in 2016,” Law360 (December 24, 2015)
  • “4 Privacy Cases to Watch this Supreme Court Term,” Law360 (October 8, 2015)
  • “FCC Action on TCPA Protections Will Dial Up More Lawsuits,” Law360 (June 8, 2015)
  • “TCPA Row Gives Justice Chance to Pare Class Actions,” Law360 (May 19, 2015)
  • “Privacy Cases to Watch in 2015” Law360 (January 2, 2015)
  • “Dish TCPA Ruling Puts Bull’s-Eye on Big-Name Companies,” Law360 (December 18, 2014)
  • “FCC Says Solicited Fax Ads Need Opt-Out Notices,” Law360 (October 30, 2014)
  • “Privacy Cases to Watch As Supreme Court Term Kicks Off,” Law360 (September 26, 2014)
  • “FCC has Chance to Stem TCPA Reassigned-Number Suits,” Law360 (September 2, 2014)
  • “$75 Million Capital One Pact Won’t Set New Norm For TCPA Suits,” Law360 (August 4, 2014)
  • “9th Circuit Eases TCPA Risks for Deep-Pocketed Companies,” Law360 (July 10, 2014)
  • “Connecticut Mini-TCPA Exposes Telemarketers to Steeper Risks,” Law360 (June 20, 2014)
  • “California TCPA Ruling Cements Prior Consent Defense,” Law360 (February 13, 2014)
  • “High Court is Last, Best Hope for TCPA’s 3rd-Party Puzzler,” Law360 (January 9, 2014)
  • “Privacy Cases to Watch in 2014,” Law360 (January 1, 2014)
  • “7th Circuit Robocall Ruling to Pad Already Swelling Docket,” Law360 (November 27, 2013)
  • “Twitter, Path Lend Muscle to Fight Against TCPA Vultures,” Law360 (November 25, 2013)
  • “California Autodialer Decision Expands TCPA Defense Options,” Law360 (October 22, 2013)
  • “Am Law Firms See Opportunity in Rising TCPA Tide,” The American Lawyer (July 25, 2013)
  • “Locke Lord Assigns 14 Attorneys to New TCPA Litigation Group,” Law360 (June 17, 2013)

Articles

  • “TCPA Meets Cyber Data Breach Notification – FCC Seeks Comments on Banks’ TCPA Exemption Request,” Locke Lord QuickStudy (December 5, 2014)
  • “Supreme Court Ruling on Class Action Waivers is a Victory for Businesses,” Consumer Finance Law Quarterly Report (Vol. 67 Nos. 3 & 4, June 2014)
  • “Illinois Eavesdropping Rulings are Good News for Telemarketers,” Law360 (March 26, 2014)
  • “FCC’s Tough New Telemarketing Rules: What Corporations Need to Know,” Bloomberg BNA (September 20, 2013)
  • “Illinois Expands Telemarketing Liability and Recordkeeping Requirements,” Locke Lord Quickstudy (August 28, 2013)
  • “Lessons from Record-Breaking Do-Not-Call Penalty,” Law360 (August 8, 2013)
  • “Don’t Forget About TCPA During Political Campaigns,” Law360 (July 15, 2013)
  • “FCC Ruling Provides TCPA Guidance for Courts,” Law360 (May 14, 2013)
  • “FCC Sides with Telemarketing Industry: Opt-Out Confirmation Texts Do Not Violate the TCPA,” Law360 (December 4, 2012)
  • “How Far is Too Far? The FCC’s Attempt to Expand the Telephone Consumer Protection Act Beyond Congressional Intent,” Law360 (October 26, 2012)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Niche Practices,” Legal & Professional Services Council, Jenner & Block, Chicago (September 22, 2016)
  • “Mediation Basics – Newbie Litigator School 2015 Series,” Financial Poise Webinar, WestLegalEdcenter (September 10, 2015)
  • “TCPA Class Actions,” 5th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations, Conference, Nashville, Tennessee (September 15, 2014)
  • “The FCC’s Tough New Telemarketing Rules: What Every Business Needs to Know,” Bloomberg BNA (November 13, 2013)
  • “TCPA Class Actions,” Canadian Institute’s 14th Annual National Forum on Class Actions Litigation, Toronto, Canada (September 24, 2013)
  • “TCPA Class Actions: A Primer for Reinsurers,” REACH Seminar, DLA Piper LLP (US), Chicago (February 7, 2013)
  • “Webinar: Telephone Consumer Protection Act,” Locke Lord LLP, Chicago (December 6, 2012)

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Languages

I speak four languages (if you count Canadian as a language, eh?).

What is my secret talent?

I once guessed someone’s last name on the first try. It was “Unrau”.

Really?

I’m apparently the only person in the U.S. who knows very little about college sports.

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